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Munksjö Announces OHSAS 18001:2007 Certification For Stenay Mill

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Munksjö (Stockholm, Sweden), a global manufacturer of advanced papers products, announced Monday (June 20) that its Stenay mill in France has been awarded OHSAS 18001:2007 certification for its Occupational Health and Safety Management System by the SGS accreditation body.

Stenay mill is already certified according to ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004, respectively, for its quality and environmental management systems. This triple management system certification is a good foundation striving for continuous improvement.

"At Munksjö, we are committed to follow the strictest standards in health and safety management for our employees but also customers and stakeholders. By achieving this milestone, Stenay mill has aligned its practices and processes with continuous improvement in line with the Group’s expectations," said Rune Årnes, VP, Health and Safety.

"Preventing risks and protecting the health of our workers is an absolute priority at Munksjö. This triple certification provides us with a solid framework for constant improvement. We continuously aim at delivering high quality products and service to our customers, manufactured in a sustainable way and with superior health and safety conditions," noted Roland Le Cardiec, president of graphics and packaging.

Munksjö has 15 total sites. A total of 11/12 of these production sites are now certified according to OHSAS:18001:2007.

The Stenay mill employs 205 employees and is part of the Business Area Graphics and Packaging. This production site is specialized in the manufacturing of one-side coated papers for flexible packaging, metallizing, and labeling, as well as release liners and other papers for industrial applications. The site is certified according to ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004, OHSAS 18001:2007, FSC®, and PEFC™ Chain-of-Custody.

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